Category Archives: Art in the Works

This is what I’m currently working on, and the reason I am making a mess in my studio right now.

Acquiescence & Mystery; Jonah

It is quite an endeavor to spend a whole semester on one work of art, but in the Fall of 2014, any moment I had for studio time was poured into Acquiescence and Mystery; Jonah. Continuing on the body of … Continue reading

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Submission & Revelation; Balaam

In May of 2011 traveling abroad with students in England I was smitten. At the National Gallery in London I saw in the flesh Veronese’s Four Allegories of Love. Painted around 1575, the awkward angles, staged narratives, and stilted compositions … Continue reading

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The Process of Balaam

I thought I’d give you a little insight here into  the process I went through when creating a recent work “Submission & Revelation; Balaam” One of the slides is actually sideways as the painting was turned on its side while … Continue reading

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Best of Show

When Catherine Alexander, the director of the Bush Barn Art Center in Salem, asked me to be a part of Curios and Curiosities I felt I was invited to surrender to the process of art making.  I am by nature … Continue reading

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Oil Painting using Technological Help

I have created works that I’ve shown you here using a program called Sketchbook Pro on an I-Pad.  A studio mate of my buddy Dan in Southern California uses the program to help him figure out color combinations when he … Continue reading

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Men in the Night Sky

I found myself pondering constellations, and the idea of the “presence” of others in the sky or realities beyond what is seen.  And so, on my I-Pad I began drawing figures emerging out of the sky.  In being a part … Continue reading

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More Summer Figures

Ah I know we are well into fall but I needed to get a couple more sculptures out here to you all from this summer. Here they be:

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